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BRUCE BOCHY RUMORS & GOSSIP

WATCH: Two rundowns on a walk

So is the official ruling here 1-6-1-3 or 2-1-6-1-3? Whatever the ruling was in the scorebook, it’s now the new let’s get two-outs-on-one-walk play. That is, unless San Francisco Giants’ manager Bruce Bochy has seen this kind of thing before. But since the Giants had lost six straight prior to this game, Bochy will probably go with it this time (mlb.com). Your browser does...
Via Reading Between The Seams
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants looking to acquire Jake Peavy?

The San Francisco Giants are expected to look to make a move now that Matt Cain is heading to the DL, and there is one player in particular that they could look to target. According to a report from Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports, the Giants could look to acquire Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox. It would certainly be an intriguing move, and it would reunite Peavy with former...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

A Tale of Two Teams: Looking at The Giants First Half

So far, the 2014 San Francisco Giants have had a bit of a split personality. It’s been, as Bruce Bochy put it, “A Tale of Two Teams.” The season started out by exceeding everyone’s expectations. On June 8, the Giants sat 9.5 games ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West. They held the best record in baseball at 42-21 and were a season-high 21 games over...
Via BaySportsNet
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants bounce back, beat A's 5-2

There were many things about the first two games of this series that bothered Giants manager Bruce Bochy, but nothing got under his skin more than the strikeouts. The Giants struck out 19 times in two losses, and after the second one, Bochy pointed out that the A's were simply putting the ball in play and letting good things happen. Bochy's Giants did plenty of that Wednesday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter Pence’s stolen scooter returned

The nation breathed easier on Wednesday night as San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence’s missing scooter was returned to its rightful owner. In an incident that will no doubt be remember as this generation’s version of the Lindbergh Baby kidnapping and Patty Hearst’s disappearance, Pence’s regular ride to the ballpark was scooter-jacked from a San Francisco restaurant...
Via Rumors and Rants
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: is Michael Morse the answer?

When the San Francisco Giants signed Michael Morse to a one-year, $6 million contract in December, they were banking on Morse returning to his 2011 form. In that career year with the Washington Nationals, Morse hit .303 with 31 home runs and 95 RBIs. Morse spent most of his 2013 campaign battling injuries and ended the season batting .215 with 13 homers and 27 RBIs through 88 games...
Via isportsweb.com
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants skipper Bochy: Must be fun to be a Dodger

LOS ANGELES Bruce Bochy might know his way around the NL West better than any other manager in baseball. The Giants' skipper has won six division titles and spent his entire 19-year managerial career with the Padres and Dodgers. Bochy has seen a lot in the NL West, but a run like the Dodgers' isn't something he's seen before. A 55-18 mark and from worst-to-first...
Via Fox Sports West
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Cuts his son Brett During Dinner

With a father like Bruce Bochy, who needs enemies? According to a story from Mark Townsend of Yahoo Sports, the manager of the defending World Series champions San Francisco Giants cut his own flesh and blood Brett Bochy, from big league camp in a way that would make Joe Jackson smile. That was the unfortunate case for the younger Bochy on Thursday night, though his father did take...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Did Bruce Bochy Call The Dodgers Paper Champions?

Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News said (via Twitter) San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy smiled when asked about interaction with Dodgers fans. “I don’t ever talk to them. I try not to, anyway,” said Bochy. When asked about the Dodgers, Bochy called them the favorites in the division (Pavlovic tweet). “That’s what I’m hearing. It really doesn’t matter...

Bochy earns trust from Giants, nears another crown

Bruce Bochy heads down the stairs that lead from the clubhouse to the dugout, greeting each player he passes along the way. Whether friendly during a winning streak or firm after a tough loss, the San Francisco Giants have come to rely on one thing when it comes to their manager: Boch, as they call him, has their best interests at heart. Yet this year tested Bochy like no other...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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